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''{{Uganda-sidebar}}{{breadcrumb| link1=[[AfricaUganda Genealogy|Uganda]] | link2=| link3=| link4=| link5=[[File:Gotoarrow.pngUganda Maps|Maps]] }}  To learn more about maps in general, go to the '''[[Maps | Maps Record Page]]'''.== Online Maps == *[,33.3348777,3.16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x1771a69f6499f945:0x874155ce43014549!8m2!3d1.373333!4d32.290275 Google Maps]*[ David Rumsey Historical Maps Collection]*[ Old Maps Online Collection]*[ Library of Congress Maps Collection]*[ Genealogy|#!/search?ho=t&l=en&q=Uganda%20map Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection]*[] *[ Harvard University Scanned Maps] *[Filehttps:Gotoarrow//collections.lib.uwm.pngedu/digital/collection/agdm/search/searchterm/Uganda?CISOBOX1=Uganda UWM American Geographical Society Library Digital Map Collection]*[ University of California Berkeley Library]  == Tips for Using Maps and == Maps must be used carefully for several reasons:  *There are often several places with the same name. You may want to use a '''[[Uganda Gazetteers| Gazetteer]]'''{{Template:Ugandato help you.<br>*The spelling and even names of some towns may have changed since your ancestor lived there.<br>*Place-sidebar}}names are often misspelled in English sources. Difficult names may have been shortened and important diacritic marks omitted.<br>*Political boundaries are not clearly indicated on all maps. Look for neighboring towns and geographic features to find the area where your ancestor came from.<br>*Boundaries changed over time. Use historical maps to understand boundary changes.<br> For more tips and information on using maps, go to the general'''[[Maps can help | Maps Record Page]]'''. === Finding the Specific Town on the Map === To successfully research maps from Uganda, you find must identify the town where your ancestors ancestor lived. There Because there are many several towns that have the same name, you may need some additional information before you can locate the correct town on a map. Using gazetteers can help you to identify a place's the jurisdiction and help you locate it on a map. See the '''[[Uganda Gazetteers]]''' article for more information. == Types of Maps == Different types of maps. Each can help you in a different way. ways, for example:  *Historical maps atlases describe economic the growth and developmentof countries, showing boundaries, migration and routes, settlement patterns, military campaigns, and other historical information. <br>*Road maps atlases are useful because of the detail they provide details on highways, rivers, and town size. <br>*Other types of maps include : parishmaps, countystate maps, tourist maps, topographical maps, enclosure, civil district, and church diocesanair navigation maps. City maps are extremely helpful when researching in large cities.<br><br>Maps are published separately or in bound collections, called atlases. You may find To learn more about different types of maps in gazetteers, guidebooks, local histories, directories, or history textsgo to the general'''[[Maps | Maps Record Page]]'''. === Online Historical Maps Collections ===*Historical map collections are helpful because they can show you the geography of your ancestor's residence at or around the time they lived there.  [[Category:Uganda]][[httpCategory:// World and City Maps] Republic of Uganda Google maps and facts]
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